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Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Syracuse's bracket popularity update

By ESPN.com staff

Syracuse's popularity in Tournament Challenge is likely to drop with center Fab Melo now ruled out of the tournament. Here are the current stats on how far users have picked the Orange in Tournament Challenge. An update will be sent later in the day as to how much Syracuse's numbers have changed.

Stats as of 3 p.m. ET (2.94 million brackets):

Percentage picking Syracuse to win it all: 10.57 percent (third overall behind Kentucky and North Carolina).

To reach the championship game: 22.16 percent (also third behind Kentucky and UNC)

To reach the Final Four: 41.23 percent (also third).